Things that make your teeth grind

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Re: Things that make your teeth grind

Post by StroppyChops » Tue Jul 15, 2014 7:52 pm

Jacobincambodia wrote:Everyone driving a Lexus and up.
This. Although there was a reasonable very old Lexus advertised in SR that I considered for a split second. Won't buy one on principle.
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Re: Things that make your teeth grind

Post by Jacobincambodia » Tue Jul 15, 2014 7:55 pm

StroppyChops wrote:
Jacobincambodia wrote:Everyone driving a Lexus and up.
This. Although there was a reasonable very old Lexus advertised in SR that I considered for a split second. Won't buy one on principle.
You know why I say this, right?
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Re: Things that make your teeth grind

Post by StroppyChops » Tue Jul 15, 2014 8:08 pm

I assume because they're a marker for NGOs that squander aid dollars?
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Re: Things that make your teeth grind

Post by vladimir » Tue Jul 15, 2014 8:11 pm

Loudmouthed Irish hobbit chancers.
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Re: Things that make your teeth grind

Post by Jacobincambodia » Tue Jul 15, 2014 8:30 pm

StroppyChops wrote:I assume because they're a marker for NGOs that squander aid dollars?
Well that would drive me crazy too, but since I'm a justice-oriented fella, the folks driving as if they were the King of Cambodia (honking horn, riding ass, breaking every traffic law, etc.) drive me absolutely bonkers. Right now I'm thinking of two individuals in particular that I see almost every morning driving into Phnom Penh. Two younger ladies driving an Audi Q7 or whatever it's called. They drive CRAZY!! Usually, I'm on my bike so I have less of a desire to squawk. But I have given them the "visor up stare down" routine on a couple of occasions.

The hierarchal system that's present here definitely plays out on the road. I just can't let it go sometimes.
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Re: Things that make your teeth grind

Post by StroppyChops » Tue Jul 15, 2014 10:05 pm

Jacobincambodia wrote:
StroppyChops wrote:I assume because they're a marker for NGOs that squander aid dollars?
Well that would drive me crazy too, but since I'm a justice-oriented fella, the folks driving as if they were the King of Cambodia (honking horn, riding ass, breaking every traffic law, etc.) drive me absolutely bonkers. Right now I'm thinking of two individuals in particular that I see almost every morning driving into Phnom Penh. Two younger ladies driving an Audi Q7 or whatever it's called. They drive CRAZY!! Usually, I'm on my bike so I have less of a desire to squawk. But I have given them the "visor up stare down" routine on a couple of occasions.

The hierarchal system that's present here definitely plays out on the road. I just can't let it go sometimes.
A couple of times we've had the Lexus-driving-tosser honking behind the tuktuk we're in, I've done the unblinking stare-down. Initially they give the eff-off hostile glare or the elitist sniff and look away, and then appear to become very self conscious and fall back, quietly. While it still works for me, I'll use it.
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Re: Things that make your teeth grind

Post by Forktongue2 » Thu Jul 17, 2014 4:48 am

vladimir wrote:Loudmouthed Irish hobbit chancers.
Yes , I forgot and those too
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Re: Things that make your teeth grind

Post by The Add Jay » Thu Jul 17, 2014 10:38 am

King pig mentalility is what drives me crazy. Its usually more with the Chinese then Khmer I noticed
Its also the biggest culture difference for me. I get yelled at by my gf and boss cause i lose it. Road rage is as common as bottles water in the states. U cut someone off at any age you are asking for a fight.
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Re: Things that make your teeth grind

Post by frank lee bent » Thu Jul 17, 2014 12:55 pm

blatant and industrious nose picking.
the waddling strut of the elite.
fake beggars.
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Re: Things that make your teeth grind

Post by Joker Poker » Thu Jul 17, 2014 1:07 pm

frank lee bent wrote:blatant and industrious nose picking.
the waddling strut of the elite.
fake beggars.
Sometimes it is more like nose 'mining'!
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